Massage Prescribed by a Physician
Massage therapy can be prescribed by your doctor. If you are suffering from any of the following conditions, consult your physician to see if Massage Therapy could be a treatment option:
Massage SOAP Notes
SOAP (subjective, objective, assessment and plan) notes are an integral part of the vocation of massage therapy. Massage therapists rely on SOAP notes to help create long-term plans for client care, and insurance companies insist on them in order to process reimbursement.
CMS Form 1500
The CMS-1500 form is the standard claim form used by a non-institutional provider or supplier to bill Medicare carriers and durable medical equipment regional carriers (DMERCs) when a provider qualifies for a waiver from the Administrative Simplification Compliance Act (ASCA) requirement for electronic submission of claims. It is also used for billing of some Medicaid state agencies.